North Dakota Bankers
Extraordinary Leadership for North Dakota Banks

2020 Ag Credit Conference

Virtual via GoToWebinar 

Sessions will be recorded and available for 30 days. 

Price per person: 

Members - $195 
Nonmembers - $275 

Registration discounts available for large groups. 

Call Dorothy at 701.595.7757 or email

All times listed are Central Time. 
(Please join each session early to ensure you are able to connect.) 

Thursday, October 8  

Morning Session  

9:30 am

Welcome by Emcee Dan Michaels 

9:35 am

Economic Transition in a Black Swan Environment
Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University 

10:35 am

China, COVID and Confusion: Crop Market Outlook for 2020/2021
Dr. Frayne Olson, NDSU 

11:15 am

What’s Hot, What’s Not in the Market
Tommy Grisafi, Advance Trading Inc.  

11:22 am

Water Management Through Drain Tile
Derrik Ellingson and Levi Otis, Ellingson Companies  

11:27 am

5 Reasons to Participate in the Troubled Loans Simulation Course
Tracy Kennedy, NDBA General Counsel   

11:35 am

Morning Session Ends 

Afternoon Session 

1:00 pm

Agricultural Economic Update
Cortney Cowley, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 

2:00 pm

Leaving a Legacy Through Leadership
Calli Thorne, Thorne Leadership, North Dakota’s Country Woman of the Year 

2:45 pm

Afternoon Session Ends 

Friday, October 9 

9:30 am

American Politics in a Time of Disruption
Dr. Stephen Schmidt, Iowa State University 

10:30 am

Update on Ag Real Estate and Equipment Values
Kevin Pifer, Pifer’s  

11:10 am

Special Appearance and A Message About Resiliency
Jessie Veeder 

11:30 am

Conference Adjourns 





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